Bolivar Co. Mississippi New Museum for Amzie Moore

Harvey Richards Films and Photos to Be Exhibited The Harvey Richards Media Archive is thrilled to be included in the new Amzie Moore (1911-1982) museum coming to Cleveland, Mississippi in 2015. Bolivar County, Mississippi, with the cooperation of Delta State University, … Continue reading

Amzie Moore: A Civil Rights Movement Leader

Mississippi Civil Rights Leader “I found that SNCC was for business, live or die, sink or swim, survive or perish. They were moving, and nobody seemed to worry about whether he was gonna live or die.” Amzie Moore oral history interview, … Continue reading

Freedom Bound: Faces and Voices

Civil Rights in Mississippi in 1963 Freedom Bound: Voices and Faces from Paul Richards on Vimeo. This one minute video consists of clips from Harvey Richards’ film Freedom Bound. Freedom Bound is the film that Harvey made after his trip to Mississippi … Continue reading

PBS “Freedom Summer” To Use Harvey Richards Images

Firelight Media Acquires Photos and Film for “Freedom Summer” (1964) The Harvey Richards Media Archive has supplied Firelight Media with film and still photo images for their forthcoming production for PBS American Experience series program Freedom Summer, the 1964 voter registration … Continue reading

Dream Deferred, 1964

1964, 34 minutes Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi, 1964 Harvey Richards filmed and produced Dream Deferred for Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) for its southern civil rights movement voter registration drive in the spring of 1964, just before the famous 1964 Mississippi … Continue reading

"Stories on the Road to Freedom" will use Harvey Richards footage

New Animal Productions of Brooklyn, NY,  is putting together a film on the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960’s called “Stories on the Road to Freedom” that will be shown on the History Channel and will include footage from the … Continue reading

Fannie Lou Hamer Tells Her Story

Film Clip from “We’ll Never Turn Back” by Harvey Richards We’ll Never Turn Back contains unique footage of share croppers and voter registration activists telling their stories of heroism and hardship encountered in their fight to gain the right to vote in Mississippi … Continue reading

Mississippi Freedom Trail monument to include this photo

The state of Mississippi is building monuments to mark the Mississippi Freedom Trail that led to the end of segregation in Mississippi.  Amzie Moore will be part of the Freedom Trail to honor his leadership in the civil rights movement. … Continue reading